Awards and Honors

2015Congratulations to: 
 Jasper HobbsJasper won a prize for best oral presentation at the Emerging Researchers National Conference in STEM! Nice work! 
 Dr. BruesekeMatt, along with collaborators at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and Bucknell University, were awarded a research grant from NSF to study the Wrangell Volcanic Belt in Alaska!
 Jennifer RoozeboomJennifer received the Bill and Norma Johnson Kansas Geological Foundation scholarship for 2015 Spring semester!
2014Congratulations to: 
 Michael VegaMichael received a Sigma Xi grant-in-aid of research!
 Michael VegaMichael received a K-State Arts & Sciences undergraduate research award for his project "Cooccurrence of As and Mn in the Drinking Water of Southeast Asia: A Geochemical Approach"!
 Caleb Dodd, Anna Downey, Jasper HobbsEach received a K-State Graduate Student Council travel award!
 Shovon Barua, Caleb Dodd, Anna Downey, Jasper HobbsEach received a K-State Arts & Sciences Graduate Student Research Travel Award!
 Caleb DoddCaleb received a Society of Economic Geologists student research grant for his igneous petrology research!
 Anna DowneyAnna was awarded a Wyoming Geological Association J.D. Love Scholarship for her igneous petrology research!
 Dr. BruesekeMatt received a K-State USRG award for research that will examine the economic potential of instrusive rocks near Yellowstone!
 Dr. KirkMatt received a Kansas NSF EPSCoR award through the First Awards in Climate or Energy Research program! The study examines carbon dioxide as a control on microbial activity in anoxic environments.
 Anna DowneyAnna received a Tobacco Root Geological Society field scholarship!
 Jennifer Roozeboom, Shovon Barua, Anna Downey, Brien WilsonEach student successfully applied for research funding through the Geological Society of America!
 Jasper Hobbs, Brent CampbellBoth students received student research awards from AAPG!
 Aria LinaresAria was awarded a generous Timothy R. Donoghue Scholarship from K-State!
 Jasper HobbsJasper received a Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid of Research Award for his igneous petrology research!
 Anna DowneyAnna received a research travel award from K-State Arts & Sciences that she will use to present research findings at a Geological Society of America regional meeting!
 Brien Wilson, Logan KellyBoth students were recognized with awards for their presentations in the K-State Research Forum!
 Dr. Kempton and Dr. DattaPamela and Saugata received a K-State International Incentives award to support an international workshop! The workshop will explore benefits of bringing the critical zone observatory paradigm to research at Konza Prairie.
 Michael VegaMichael received a K-State Arts & Sciences undergraduate research travel award!
 Jennifer RoozeboomJennifer received a conference travel award from the K-State graduate school to present Geochronology research at the North-Central Geological Society of America meeting!
 Gabriela VillaniGabriela received a K-State Arts & Sciences undergraduate research award for her work on coalbed methane in southeastern Kansas!
 Anna Downey, Logan Kelly, Megan WallEach student received generous scholarships for graduate research from the Kansas Geological Foundation!